Kristina Klykova

Associate, Miami



Kristina is a member of the Commercial Litigation Group. Her practice focuses on representing multinational technology and social media clients in international disputes, and advising them on global legislative and regulatory developments affecting their businesses and products. Her matters involve such issues as content regulation, intermediary liability, and business & human rights. Kristina also has experience with investment treaty arbitration.

Before joining the White & Case Miami office, Kristina was a summer associate in the Firm's Washington, DC office. She has also studied and worked in Switzerland, Hungary, and Ukraine.

At the University of Miami, Kristina was a Fulbright Scholarship Recipient. She worked as a Research Assistant to Professor Jan Paulsson in the area of arbitration and taught a course on international trade law.

At the World Trade Institute, Kristina was awarded a full scholarship from the Swiss Secretariat of Economic Affairs to pursue studies in the WTO Law.

In Ukraine, Kristina worked at a law firm in Kyiv, primarily focusing on commercial matters. She also interned at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

Bars and Courts
Florida State Bar
New York
District of Columbia Bar
University of Miami School of Law
International Arbitration
University of Miami School of Law
Master of International Law and Economics
World Trade Institute
with Specialization in Prosecution and Investigation
Odessa National Academy of Law, Ukraine


Acting for the Russian Federation, resisting the enforcement of the +US$50 billion Yukos arbitration award, the largest award in the history of arbitration.

Representing the Republic of Uzbekistan in an ICSID arbitration under the Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan BIT concerning two cement plants.

Representing the Republic of Uzbekistan in an ICSID arbitration brought under the Turkey-Uzbekistan BIT with respect to the claimants' alleged investment in the cotton textile industry in Uzbekistan.

Representing Orascom TMT Investments S.à r.l. in an ICSID annulment proceeding.

Representing the claimants in an ICSID Additional Facility arbitration under the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan BIT and Kyrgyz Foreign Investment Law in a dispute concerning the expropriation of their hotel properties.


Bias in Arbitral Decision-Making: Rescuing the Mentschikoff Archives from a Half Century Oblivion, Journal of International Arbitration, Vol. 31/Issue 2 (2014)

Features of International Investment Arbitration, Direito Internacional dos Investimentos (Renovar, Rio de Janeiro, 2014)